build trust

7 Tips for Building Trust at Your Firm Through Written Work

  Trust is key to every lawyer’s success. Until your name is on the marquee of a white shoe firm, trust is earned not given. At the associate level, you must convince your law firm’s partners to trust you and your work so that they keep giving you opportunities. So how do you do that?  Since lawyers spend […]

digital toolbox

The Best Tool in Your Digital Toolbox: Knowledge

  Technology moves fast—really fast! Not that long ago, we had one desktop computer that never really changed much. It was easy to get comfortable with the routine software and procedures and just cruise by on auto-pilot. However, those days are long gone as we now have this fantastic world of mobile devices and cloud services […]

law firm culture

Top Five Ways to Set Up Your Law Firm’s Culture for Success

Ask a general manager of a sports franchise about building a culture and his or her eyes may light up before declaring that culture is the key to winning. Ask the principal in a small to mid-sized law firm the same question, and you may receive a blank stare. However, culture at a law firm—or […]

office 365

Office 365 Business Premium: All the Extras Worth Checking Out

Office 365 Business Premium packs a mighty punch. Just getting it for the email alone is worth it. Then you’ve got the obvious Microsoft Office suite of apps, both local and cloud versions, along with the suite of mobile apps for your tablets and mobile devices. However, that’s not all Microsoft includes with the Premium […]

be a happier lawyer

Five Ways to be a Happier Lawyer

You went to school for three extra years and racked up over 100k in student loan debt to become a lawyer. So why aren’t you happy? According to a recent poll, 52% of practicing lawyers describe themselves as unsatisfied. Lawyers also have the highest risk of depression and suicide out of all professions.  Luckily, there […]

VPN

VPN: Why You Need it on All Your Devices

As a lawyer, one of your most pressing needs is keeping your clients’ information safe and sound. However, in today’s world, we seem to hear about hacking and data theft almost every day. So what can you do? The answer is a VPN, a virtual private network. It provides you with a secure connection via […]